Category Archives: People

Isaac Somto

“My name is Isaac Somtochukwu Jideonwor and I’m from Delta State, Nigeria. I’m a blogger, writer, graphic design and student. The journey of The Isaac Somto Foundation started a year ago. I had finished writing…

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After few months of intensive self-training marked by all-night learning and practices, squatting in rooms and sharing computers, I made some progress and I was able to make a poster and some flyers for our concert! And I got my first computer! This was the beginning of an endless passion for the digital world.

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I was employed at the age of 19, to some young persons it was a life achievement. I mean what more would any young Nigerian ask for after being employed into the federal civil service at such a young age?

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Mbaye Diope (left) and Mornyang (right), both from Senegal, searching for better lives in Rome, Italy [photo by – Eric Kafui Okyerefo]

“I am lucky to be alive. Some of my friends died on our way here in 2017. I don’t like to talk about it. It is really hard for me. I want to forget,” Mbaye told Eric. Mbaye and Mornyang are among thousands of undocumented African youth in Europe who are constantly fleeing the economic hardship in their region. Eric Kafui Okyerefo tells the story of their lives. A story of hope and hardship.

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“I grew up in the city of Lagos, the hurly burly lifestyle can be really annoying but it inspires me each day.“ This young man went from not knowing how to use a laptop to working on 2D / 3D / 4D designs for banks and more. Read about his evolution.

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Angel Opoku

As the youngest person on the team, I did a lot of work, from designing church fliers to fixing microphones and some sound engineering. I genuinely enjoyed it all.

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Assumpta Idaka

“What makes my story different is that I was born with cerebral palsy and most times when I tell people I’m a fashion blogger, they’re shocked because it’s rare.”

Assumpta Idaka narrates her story and love for fashion.

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MOTIVATION Like always, the particular motivation behind the idea, Streamiser Inc. is to make African talents brighter, and for them to be known in the entire world, because I’m among the few people who deeply…

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Becoming an orphan at the age of 11 and having a hardworking mother, gave me the strength to never give up no matter how hard things became. I am virgil simb. I’m a 25 year-old…

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Afungfege Evita

Unfortunately, life chose a different path for me. My story is that of a youth struggling with passion and society’s demands. Despite almost getting locked up by the police for a social media stunt, [her short film] …. “IN 72“ hours got selected in two festivals.

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GreatGlorious Wilberforce USL project

GreatGlorious came from a separated home, felt ugly, disliked beautiful girls and had low confidence. She didn’t want any of that but how could she rise?

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“Never make social change be about you, the glam or recognition, always seek to be a value addition to another person. Identify a problem, work with a team, learn to collaborate with others, seek out solutions and do your quarter. Never forget how amazing you are, keep soaring.”

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If there’s anyone to inspire you to live your best entrepreneurial life, then it’s Grace Shanyi Okoli of Shanyi Organics Beauty Products!

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Michael Ama Psalmist

Michael ‘AMA Psalmist’ Akinrogunde is a young Nigerian filmmaker, Editor, Director & Screenwriter. If you think Michael always knew he would be a filmmaker from a young age then you are wrong.

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Faith Moyosore Agboola built the African Writers Platform / Network for Africans

I was passionate about helping young authors because I felt they were neglected.

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Victoria Ana author or Emerge and Live your Life

One day I will be a best selling billionaire author, I will be on Forbes, I will be a New York Times Bestseller, my books will sell out on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kindle, Okada Books etc.

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